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Then There's This: The Irony of Conservation
Austin's water-saving habits will delay need for WTP4
"...the dais bearing glad tidings of a successful water conservation program, which is turning out results that are beyond..."

Dec. 21, 2012 News Column by Amy Smith

Austin Needs a 'Conservation First' Policy With Water
" the same time the city is implementing water conservation measures. If we are even moderately successful at conserving..."

June 10, 2008 Postmarks

Conservation Instead of a New Water Treatment Plant
" 2020 to 2025 if the current rate of conservation was not so good. Meszaros certainly skimmed over that..."

Feb. 23, 2009 Postmarks

Pipeline, Drought Key Issues in the Aquifer Conservation District Election
The Aquifer simmers in bottom-of-ballot race
"...The Barton Springs/Edwards Aquifer Conservation District is not only a mouthful to say –..."

Oct. 23, 2020 News Feature by Lina Fisher

Texas Conservation Corps: Dove Springs Flood, 2013
November 27, 2013. 18 photos.
"...workers navigate through brush and over discarded fences. Texas Conservation Corps was on the recovery scene for clean-up after..."

Nov. 27, 2013 Photo Gallery

Wild Things, Wild Places: Adventurous Tales of Wildlife and Conservation on Planet Earth
by Jane Alexander
"...about, but it is her sincere dedication to wildlife conservation that propels the core of this lovely travelogue. What..."

Nov. 4, 2016 Arts Feature by Jessi Cape

Deep Conservation Needed
"...very fundamental fact. Indeed, as has often been asserted, conservation is a critical factor, but we need to transcend..."

Sept. 2, 2014 Postmarks

Forecast Calls for Conservation
Stage 2 watering restrictions are now in effect
"...permanent way of life in Central Texas. To maximize conservation, a number of Austin environmentalists have called for the..."

Aug. 21, 2009 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Conservation: How We're Doing
A progress report on the city's water-saving initiatives
"...Audits: Since hiring two additional staff members, the Water Conservation team has performed twice as many irrigation evaluations in..."

Aug. 22, 2008 News Feature by Nora Ankrum

Drought Prompts Call for Conservation
With Lake Travis and Barton Springs hit hard by the drought, the call for more conservation funding grows louder
"...Texas is calling on City Council to increase water conservation funding by at least one-third. "Lake Travis and Barton..."

July 10, 2009 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

With Water Like Energy, Conservation Is the Only Way
" avoid building expensive new plants by investing in conservation. As a community, we waste a lot of water...."

Jan. 8, 2008 Postmarks

UT Prof Awarded Conservation Honor
"...University of Texas professor Camille Parmesan with its National Conservation Achievement Award “for exemplary leadership in protecting the environment..."

Nov. 16, 2007 News Post by Lee Nichols

Local Conservation Programs Get Big Bucks
"...Two local conservation programs will get six-figure boosts from the federal government..."

July 3, 2007 News Post by Justin Ward

Conservation Always Important
"...moot as the stuff is printed like junk mail. Conservation is still and always will be of primary concern...."

Dec. 19, 2003 Postmarks

Endangered Species Conservation
'The Last Unicorn' takes a victory lap at the Alamo Drafthouse

May 31, 2013 Screens Feature by Amy Gentry

Doesn't Energy Industry Push Conservation?

Aug. 29, 2003 Postmarks

Water Fall
Between Austin Water's conservation goals and its execution ... lies a shadow
"...critical analysis, characteristically unsparing in detail, of Austin Water's conservation programs. He was laboring over the last fine points,..."

June 17, 2011 News Feature by Nora Ankrum

Save as We Pave?
The latest trend in environmentally sensitive planning tiptoes into Travis County
"...That's the contradictory but intriguing proposition offered by "conservation development," a national movement now taking shape as a..."

Oct. 20, 2006 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Dumping the Water Pump
Should Austin's conservation success forestall WTP 4?
"...rationale tied to the city's 2008 success in water conservation...."

Feb. 20, 2009 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Ending the Water War
What if enviros and the city partnered on water conservation?
"...Utility are boxes and boxes of brochures about water conservation. I'm thumbing through a selection now, provided by AWU..."

Sept. 11, 2009 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

'Nothing Is Done Alone' Extended Interview
The TxCC and their role in Bastrop's recovery after the fires
"...In late October, I visited the HQ of Texas Conservation Corps at American YouthWorks, here in Austin. I wanted..."

Dec. 2, 2013 Chronolog Post by Kate X Messer

Opinion: Charity, Not Profiteering
Policy is needed to halt abuses in conservation
" trusts such as Texas Land Conservancy and using conservation easements to make it happen. As the stewardship director..."

Dec. 11, 2020 Column by Ellen Gass

Beside the Point: Trust Us, We're the Water Utility
AWU's vows to deliver on WTP4 and conservation just don't wash
"...of current low, low prices), and, most significantly, complement conservation efforts...."

Oct. 23, 2009 News Column by Nora Ankrum

Lee Leffingwell Makes a Splash
Council member named Conservationist of the Year
"...the Texas chapter of the American Water Works Association's Conservationist of the Year title. Granted, retrofitting water-gulping commodes is..."

April 10, 2007 News Post by Wells Dunbar

City Hall Hustle: Water on the Brain
Council wades into the conservation wetlands
"...there to deliver an update on the utility's water conservation programs, brought with him to the podium a symbol..."

Nov. 27, 2009 News Column by Wells Dunbar

Somebody Needs a Nap
Profit vs. Conservation
"...our electric utility, in which he brought the city's Conservation Department, long revered for its independence, under the authority..."

Dec. 18, 1998 News Column by Jenny Staff

Then There's This: Saving Water From Ourselves
Task force urges 'aggressive' conservation and reuse strategies
"...enough in reining in costs and implementing even greater conservation measures. Even so, the vote approving the report in..."

July 4, 2014 News Column

WTP4 Still Running?
More on the controversial waterworks
"...the delay – especially in light of Leffingwell's water conservation measures, there's no rush for a new plant –..."

Aug. 13, 2007 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Great Springs Project Proposes a Network of Trails From Austin to San Antonio
Squaring conservation with development
" of the fastest-developing regions in the country prioritize conservation? That's the hope of the ambitious Great Springs Project,..."

Jan. 1, 2021 News Feature by Lina Fisher

The Daily Hustle: 5/11/10
City Council highlights this Thursday
"...facing an assortment of intriguing action items including water conservation, urban rail and our potential transportation bond election. TDH..."

May 11, 2010 News Post by Wells Dunbar

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